Jerry Trainor
Biographical information
Full Name

Gerald William Trainor


Jerry Trainor




January 21, 1977 (age 40)


Actor, comedian, voice actor

Years active


Physical description

6'2" (1.88m)

Hair color


Eye color


Production information
First appearance

#BlooperEpisode as himself.

Last appearance

#SuperPsycho as the voice of Crazy Steve

Gerald William "Jerry" Trainor (born January 21, 1977) is an American actor, comedian, and voice actor, best known for playing Crazy Steve on Drake & Josh and Spencer Shay on iCarly. He also played the title character Dudley Puppy on T.U.F.F. Puppy and Vinnie in Wendell and Vinnie. He had a vocal role in Sam & Cat in #SuperPsycho as Crazy Steve.


Early life

Trainor was born and raised in San Diego, California, the son of Bill Trainor and Madelyn (née McNenly) Trainor. Trainor studied improv at the Groundlings school in Los Angeles. Trainor also studied theatre at the University of California, Santa Barbara.


His first television role was in the MTV series Undressed as Eric. Some of his other television credits include Law & Order, Angel, and Malcolm in the Middle. His first recurring TV role was as Brian "the A.V. guy" on Crossing Jordan. He has had a number of small roles in films such as the science fiction horror film Donnie Darko and the cheerleader comedy Bring It On Again. He also had a recurring role on the Nickelodeon TV show Drake & Josh and starred in the hit Nickelodeon show iCarly. He completed the 2008 music-themed comedy Wreckless Epic, in which he stars. Trainor starred alongside iCarly co-star Jennette McCurdy in the Nickelodeon television movie Best Player. He played Quincy Johnson, a video game enthousiast whose main competition in a video gaming contest is McCurdy's character. Trainor stars in the new Nickelodeon show Wendell and Vinnie. Trainor also stars in the animated series T.U.F.F. Puppy as the voice of Dudley Puppy. He was nominated for a 2012 Kids Choice Award for "Favorite TV Sidekick".

Personal life

Trainor was formerly in a World of Warcraft video series called Project Lore. He played the healer Goggins who is a Draenei shaman. He was replaced by Jeff Cannata when he left the show on February 7, 2009.


Film work

Title Year Role Notes
Donnie Darko 2001 Lanky Kid Cameo
volution 2001 Tommy Cameo
Wayside 2001 Tommy Direct-to-video
Wrong Hollywood Number 2003 Bailey Warren Short film
Bring It On Again 2004 Smug Guy Direct-to-video
Pieces of Dolores 2007 Bookstore clerk Short film
Waking Dreams 2008 Andrew Direct-to-video
Factory 9 2009 Roland Waters Direct-to-video
Best Player 2011 Quincy Johnson TV movie

Television work

Title Year Role Notes
Undressed 2000 Eric Two episodes
Malcolm in the Middle 2001 Cadet Edwards Episode: Evacuation
My Wife and Kids 2002 Star Trek fan Episode: The Bowling Show
Angel 2002 Jared Episode: Supersymmetry
ER 2002 Darius Episode: One Can Only Hope
Crossing Jordan 2004 Brian - A.V. Guy 5 episodes (2004–2005)
Drake & Josh 2004–2007 "Crazy" Steve Recurring role (10 episodes; 2004–2007)
iCarly 2007–2012 Spencer Shay Main role, 109 episodes, 2007–2012
Drake & Josh: Really Big Shrimp 2007 "Crazy" Steve Nickelodeon TV movie
iCarly: iGo to Japan 2008 Spencer Shay Nickelodeon TV movie
Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh 2008 "Crazy" Steve Nickelodeon TV movie
BrainSurge 2009 Himself Played as a contestant
Victorious 2010 Audience member Episode: Jade Dumps Beck (non-speaking cameo in audience)
The Penguins of Madagascar 2010 Cockroach (voice) Episode: Stop Bugging Me (voice)
T.U.F.F. Puppy 2010–present Dudley Puppy (voice) Main voice role (voice acting debut)
iParty with Victorious 2011 Spencer Shay Nickelodeon TV movie
Kid West 2011 Lemuel Kage
Victorious 2012 Spencer Shay Episode: April Fools Blank (cameo)
Wendell & Vinnie 2013 Vinnie Main role




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